Tampereen teknillinen yliopisto

Upcoming events

TUT’s Event Bulletin for companies


From Waste to Valuables –matchmaking event

The bio- and circular economy matchmaking event welcomes you to hear company presentations, get new contacts and find cooperation opportunities. The event is aimed at business, research and public sector. New cooperation will be developed under three parallel working groups:

Site visits to ECO3 industrial park, Hiedanranta urban district as well as related TUT and VTT laboratories will be organised on 24 November. The event is organised by the Council of Tampere Region, the Baltic Institute of Finland, Tampere University of Technology, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Luke Natural Resources Institute Finland and Business Tampere.

Time: 23–24 November 2017
Place: Solo Sokos Hotel Torni, Ratapihankatu 43, Tampere


Hack the Glass

SMACC will host a Hacking the future automatic heat treatment glass manufacturing machines -event together with Glaston and Business Tampere. We are looking for data scientists, IoT experts, software developers, service designers as well as startups, students and researchers to help create and apply new solutions, methods and services that either improve Glaston’s operational excellence, or enable demand-driven service.

Application deadline: 12.10.2017
Hackathon: 31.10.–2.11.2017
Place: Tampere, Finland


Value Creating Procurement -project explored the topical challenges of procurement

Value Creating Procurement (ProcuValue) -project carried out by the researchers of Tampere University of Technology explained the success and challenges of procurement in Finnish companies. Case studies were implemented at Metsä Group, Posti, Tieto and Valmet. Further, the project investigated supplier capabilities and the status of buyer-supplier relationships with a survey receiving responses of more than 600 suppliers. The final seminar of the project sums up the most important learnings of the project.

Time: 18th October
Place: Metsä Group, Espoo


Technology Research News


Team from Tampere obtained first place in Computing in Cardiology Challenge 2017

The proposed method in the paper entitled “Detection of Atrial Fibrillation in ECG Hand-held Devices using a Random Forest Classifier” ranked first in this challenge.


New method spots first signs of cardiac arrhythmias

Cardiac arrhythmias kill over seven million people every year. The earlier they can be diagnosed and treated, the better. A recent issue of Nature’s Scientific Reports features a new state-of-the-art method for detecting the early warning signs of arrhythmias.


Artificial iris responds to light like the human eye

An artificial iris manufactured from intelligent, light-controlled polymer material can react to incoming light in the same ways as the human eye. The iris was developed by the Smart Photonic Materials research group from the TUT, and it was recently published in the Advanced Materials journal.